For our Australian readers: Event – Remembering a great Philhellene, 4 April

Paddy, remembering a great Philhellene, Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011) a talk by Anastasia Anastasiadis will take place as part of the 30th Greek Festival of Sydney

‘Paddy’ arrived in Greece in 1935 — after walking from Holland to Constantinople — and promptly got involved in resisting an attempted coup. As a British liaison officer during World War II, he led the group which kidnapped General Kreipe. In later years Paddy and his wife had a house in Kardamyli (Mani). His acclaimed travel books include two on Greece: Mani and Roumeli.

The talk will take place on Wednesday 4 April at 7:00 pm at the Greek Orthodox Community Club, 206-210 Lakemba Street, Lakemba. Entry is free but for further information contact (02) 9750 0440 or email – The talk will be conducted in Greek.



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